Fall 2018:

PSYC301: Biological Basis of Behavior

PSYC301 is a junior-level course exploring the neurobiological basis of behavior. We cover the basic principles of brain organization and neural transmission, and explore topics including psychopharmacology, emotion, learning and memory, stress, and drug abuse.

Spring 2019:

PSYC889: Cognitive and Neural System Seminars (Tuesdays, 2pm, BPS1234)
The goals of the seminar is to bridge the gap between computational, cognitive and neuroscience research in the department and give graduate students and postdoctoral fellows opportunities to practice presenting their work. Here is our schedule:

Feb 5th: Yaqiong Xiao presents "Brain Functional Connectivity and its Relation to Social Interaction in Childhood"
Feb 12th: Mike Dougherty p resents "Evaluating Research Quality". 
Feb 19th: Manasij Venkatesh presents "Brain dynamics and temporal trajectories during task and naturalistic processing"
Feb 26th: Matt Roesch presents "Chronic cocaine self-administration impairs cognitive control signals in anterior cingulate cortex"
Mar 5th: Tracy Riggins presents "To Nap or Not: Relations Between Napping, Brain Development, and Memory in Preschool Children"
Mar 12th: Morgan Bortdorf
Mar 19th: Spring break
Mar 26th: Doug Schuweiler
Apr 2th: Jeremy Purcell
Apr 9th:Rosaline Nyugen
Apr 16th: Farrah Madison 
Apr 23th: Sarah Dziura
Apr 30th: Shakeera Walker
May 7th: Alec Sloway


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4094 Campus Dr., College Park, MD 20742

​Office Tel: 301-405-4892

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